Venerable Thubten Chodron responds to letters of residents in Myanmar who are trying to find appropriate ways to react to Muslim hostility, and she mentions that intention plays a critical role in reacting. She mentions that simply protesting from a stance of anger is adversarial and doesn’t help in communication
During a talk that Venerable Thubten Chodron gave during the “Exploring Monastic Life” program, she talks about the effect that one’s environment has on one’s practice. She also talks about how the development of Buddhism has been affected by culture
A new documentary is being produced about Kangyur Rinpoche, a highly influential teacher, who was the previous incarnation of Mingyur Rinpoche. There is currently a documentary being produced about his life story and his contact with western students in the 1970s.
An early trailer of the film:
Patrul Rinpoche gives a talk about how communication happens between students and teachers
An older documentary about the process of finding and recognizing the 17th Karmapa
Members of IMI House in Sera Je Monastery gives an introduction to debate
Documentary about Buddhist Teacher and filmmaker, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.